Phillipsite (rare old classic)

Stempel, Wehrda, Marburg, Hesse, Germany
7.5 x 4.6 x 3.8 cm
Start Time: 03/20/2020 4:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 03/26/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $46

Item Description

Phillipsite is a fairly common Zeolite Subgroup species, that includes Harmotome. Specimens of any type are RARE from this old basalt quarry. Numerous miarolitic cavities in the oxidized basalt matrix host bone-white monoclinic crystals, to about 4 mm. The striking large crystal-lined oval cavity is 1.4 cm long. All sides of this rich and rare specimen host phillipsite. From an East Coast collection and comes with a century-old water-stained and faded label.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
cookieman $46 03/26/2020 6:21:57 pm (CDT)
alliebeans7 $45 03/26/2020 6:21:56 pm (CDT)
cookieman $40 03/26/2020 6:21:40 pm (CDT)
alliebeans7 $35 03/26/2020 6:21:39 pm (CDT)
cookieman $30 03/26/2020 6:19:40 pm (CDT)
alliebeans7 $25 03/26/2020 6:19:40 pm (CDT)
alliebeans7 $10 03/22/2020 8:38:37 pm (CDT)